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WellnessSave These Dates For An Impactful Pink October

Save These Dates For An Impactful Pink October

Save These Dates For An Impactful Pink October
By Tania Jayatilaka
October 05, 2018
From pink pub crawls to electrifying pink wig-a-thons, here are 12 fun ways to join hands in the Pink October movement and contribute to a life-saving cause.

1/12Pink Polo Kuala Lumpur 2018

Photo: Pink Polo Kuala Lumpur
Photo: Pink Polo Kuala Lumpur

When: 6 October, 2018

Watch some of the top international and Southeast Asian female polo players display their skills on the field in this exciting tournament held at the Royal Selangor Polo Club from 2pm onwards. Click here for more information. 

2/12Pink October Celebration

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Photo: Unsplash

When: October 6-7, 2018

Don’t miss the chance to receive complimentary health screenings, mammograms and other early detection activities in this fun and informal Pink October weekend at the Gurney Paragon Mall in Penang.

Heads up ladies: you can expect lots of pampering complimentary beauty treatments in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness month! Click here for more information. 

 

3/12Pink Wig-A-Thon 2018  

Photo: Pink Wig-A-Thon
Photo: Pink Wig-A-Thon

When: October 8, 2018

Run in the morning and party through the afternoon with this unique charity event held at Taman Botani, Kuala Lumpur. Programme highlights include lucky draws, food stalls, and goodie bags complete with T-shirts and pink wigs to be worn throughout the two categories comprising a 5km walk or a 10km run.  

More information is available here:

4/12Pinktober Bazaar

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Photo: Unsplash

When: October 13-14, 2018

Held at MyTOWN KL Shopping Centre’s Town Park, the first ever Pinktober charity bazaar will feature a variety of pop-up stores selling art, fashion, and food all with the aim of raising RM10,000 in funds for the National Cancer Society Malaysia. Click here for more information. 

 

5/12The Pinky Run

Photo: Tirachard Kumtanom/Pexels
Photo: Tirachard Kumtanom/Pexels

When: October 14, 2018

Open to men, women and children, The Pinky Run is a fund-raising charity event organised by Beaute Library, the proceeds for which will go straight to providing free breast cancer screenings for underprivileged families. The event starts at 7.30am at MyTOWN Cheras. More information is available here.    

6/12Pink October Pub Crawl

Photo by Jessica S. Irvin/Unsplash
Photo by Jessica S. Irvin/Unsplash

When: October 27, 2018

A fun awareness event with a nod to Oktoberfest, The Pink October Pub Crawl will have you raise your glass while raising funds for the Breast Cancer Welfare Association of Malaysia. The fun starts at Temptations on 49 at Changkat, Bukit Bintang. Click here for more information. 

 

7/12Pink Afternoon Tea At Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Photo: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Photo: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

When: now till November 18, 2018

Savour the delightful pink delicacies in this exciting collaboration between Mandarin Oriental KL’s Executive Pastry Chef Antony Hoyle and renowned wedding gown designer Celest Thoi in this specially-crafted afternoon tea at the Lounge on the Park in support of the Pink Ribbon wellness (L) Foundation. More information is available here.

8/12Pink and Teal Empowher Awareness Carnival and Zumbathon

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Photo: Unsplash

When: October 20, 2018

This fun 90-minute Zumba session by Reggae Fitness Studio in Kuching’s CityONE Megamall will have you working out for a worthy cause – the RM20 spent on tickets will go entirely towards Pink and Teal Empowher in support of greater awareness for breast cancer and cervical cancer screening. More details available here.  

 

9/12The Pink Cause

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Photo: Pexels

When: October 21, 2018

Learn the basics of early detection, screening and treatment as well as the health benefits of yoga at this fund-raising event hosted by Energy Spa & Wellness in partnership with the Breast Cancer Foundation. To join, RSVP at ampang@energymindbodyspirit.com or click here for more information. 

 

10/12Pink Afternoon Tea at The Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

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Photo: Pexels

When: October 1-30, 2018

Available daily from 3pm-6pm at The Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s Lobby Lounge, this pink afternoon tea will give guests a chance to contribute to the Breast Cancer Welfare Association of Malaysia.

To top it off, you can also shop for a delicious array of pink treats at The Lemon Garden 2Go - including designer chocolate lollipop bouquets, cupcakes, decorative jars of cookies and other sweet snacks.

11/12HKL Pink October Carnival 2018

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Photo: Unsplash

When: October 20, 2018

This upbeat awareness event held at Padang Hospital Kuala Lumpur features a Pink October Bazaar, a food truck carnival, performances by buskers, breast cancer screenings and several fun activities for the kids. Click here for more information on how to join the Night Zumba sessions.    

 

12/12Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur Pink Afternoon Tea

When: October 1-31st, 2018

Head to the Lounge at the newly-opened Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur for a delightful pink afternoon tea, available throughout the month of October. For every purchase of this afternoon tea that exceeds RM135, a donation of RM10 will be given to the Malaysian Cancer Society. Click here for more information.

 

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